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Players had four days off since last Thursday, but returned to practice on Tuesday, with an eye on Sunday’s home game against the Chicago Bears.
Chicago is 6-4 on the season, and will come to town following a thrilling overtime victory over the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens this past Sunday.
Rookie first-round draft pick finally broke through for his first punt return touchdown of the season Sunday in Indianapolis, and finished the day with 172 total return yards to go with three total touchdowns in 38-8 Rams win over Colts.
Tennessee is 3-4 and coming off its bye week, while St. Louis is working on a short week, after appearing on Monday Night Football against the Seattle Seahawks earlier this week.
Vendors are being summoned from other facilities throughout the Midwest, some arriving in town from as far away as Chicago.
At 6-1, Seattle has the best record in the NFC, with perhaps the conference’s best quarterback, running back, and defense as well.
Both clubs are 2-3 after five games, but now it’s the Texans who have lost three in a row.
Home team snapped a three-game losing streak with 34-20 win over Jacksonville, but dropped passes, bad coverage in the secondary, and penalties on special teams continue to be problems for St. Louis.
An international high school robotics competition has chosen St. Louis, once again, to host its annual robotics Championship.
With the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football crew in town, the Rams got punched in the mouth by the defending NFC champion San Francisco 49ers.